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Every auto wrecker, within forty-eight hours after buying or receiving an automobile or a wrecked automobile, shall make out and deliver to the Chief of Police, on a blank form to be obtained from the office of the Police Department for that purpose, a full, true and complete description of any automobile or wrecked automobile so purchased. Such report shall contain:

(1) The name and address of the person from whom same was purchased or received;

(2) The name, state license number, motor number, serial number, style and seating capacity of any such used motor vehicle purchased or received.

The report of all purchases, assignments and sales or exchanges of motor vehicles shall at all times be open to the inspection of the Chief of Police or any other police officer of the City.